Apprentice Gardener Hythe Garden Landscapes Ltd

Apprentice gardener. Royal Horticultural Society apprenticeship at Hadlow College. Full-time position working with our team.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    31 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001303893

  • Positions

    1 available

We currently have available an exciting opportunity to join our established garden maintenance company. We are looking for hard working individuals with excellent customer service skills.

Apprentice Gardener:

  • Royal Horticultural Society apprenticeship at Hadlow College
  • Full-time position working with our team
  • Work based learning in association with Hadlow
  • Great career prospects with training provided

Work includes but not restricted to:

  • Planting flower beds
  • Preparing landscaping areas
  • Grass cutting and strimming
  • Laying paving and lawns
  • Preparing flower beds
  • Maintaining grass areas
  • Using mechanical tools
  • Dealing with the public

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

None specified.

Personal qualities

  • Personable
  • Friendly
  • Reliable
  • Good Timekeeping
  • Willing to learn and take instruction. 

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Maths and English grade D (or Level 1 equivalent) or higher is essential
  • GCSE Maths and English grade C or higher (Level 2) is desirable

 

Future prospects

Great career prospects, full-time employment with personal development upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

You will be working outdoors in all weathers, some lifting involved, so will be a physical role.

About the employer

Hythe Garden Landscape have traded in the Shepway area of Kent since 2000. We offer a friendly personalised service with the skills and knowledge you would expect from a professional company. Our gardeners can nurture your garden all year round. Each member of our team prides themselves on having a strong work ethic, ensuring our customers get the very best service. We have great customer feedback and many customers have been with us for years. We are experienced in working in both domestic and commercial gardens. Our business has close links with Hadlow College and we have trained gardeners who have worked through RHS courses offered by the college. We are very much a local company, always involved in community events and are members of the Hythe chamber of commerce.

Employer

Hythe Garden Landscapes Ltd

Address

Flat 1-2

100

High Street

Hythe

CT21 5LE

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Training provider

Alongside the full Level 2 Horticulture Apprenticeship framework, you will receive full on-the-job training to carry out the duties detailed above.

You may be required to undertake Functional Skills in English and Maths if you do not have the desired qualifications.

Apprenticeship framework

Horticulture

Training provider

HADLOW COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hadlow College

Contact

Andrea Mills 01732 372695 andreamills@westkent.ac.uk


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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017